Nashville --- The Tennessee State University softball team will host the inaugural Tiger Softball Classic Sat.-Sun, Feb.27-28, at Tiger Field.
The tournament will feature eight games while teams from four different conferences will be represented. The participating schools include SWAC member Alabama A&M, Missouri Valley Conference's Indiana State, Horizon League member Valparaiso and host TSU (Ohio Valley Conference).
"We are looking forward to holding our first Tiger Classic tournament here at TSU hosting Valparaiso, Indiana State and Alabama A&M," commented head coach Joyce Maudie. "This is a great opportunity for the TSU community to come out and support the Tigers while seeing four teams from four different conferences."
The Tigers will kick-off the tournament with a match-up against Alabama A&M before playing Indiana State on Saturday morning. The afternoon games will feature match-ups between Valparaiso and Alabama A&M followed by Valpo vs. Indiana State.
"We would like to make this an annual event here at Tiger field and look to expand the bracket in the future."
The tentative schedule is as follows:
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2010
10:30am VALPARAISO vs. INDIANA STATE
vs. ALABAMA A&M
3:00pm TSU vs. VALPARAISO
5:15pm INDIANA STATE vs. ALABAMA A&M
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 28, 2010
9:30am INDIANA ST. vs. VALPARAISO
11:45am ALABAMA A&M vs. VALPARAISO
2:00pm TSU vs. INDIANA STATE
4:15pm TSU vs. ALABAMA A&M